Morton District 709 Providing an education to last a life time.

Contact Numbers:

School Office

Phone: 1.309.263.2650

Absence: 1.309.284.3025



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Mrs.Melissa Clementz, librarian

All classes, kindergarten through sixth grade, visit the library each week for a 25-minute class period. Students hear stories, complete library lessons and activities, and have fun while visiting the library. They check out two books during their class time.

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Mrs. Heather Berger, music teacher

All students at Jefferson Elementary come to our room to explore, perform, and enjoy the world of music. Students learn basic music theory, demonstrate their knowledge by playing many kinds of instruments, and perform their talents through a concert format. We strive to have all of our students feel successful in developing not only musical skills but also a lifelong appreciation of music.

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Computer Lab

Mrs. Terri Keys, building technologist

The Jefferson computer lab is home to 29 student computers, a scanner, a projector and two printers.  We also have eight digital cameras, two Flip Video Cameras and an old-fashioned real video camera for teachers to check out and use in in their classroom. 

 Students in kindergarten and first grade spend an hour in the lab each week.  They work on hand-eye …

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Mr. Dan Gashaw and Mr. Pat Lowder

Physical Education is a fun and exciting time of the day for the students at Jefferson School.  Two days a week students are engaged in various types of physical activity that elevates their heart rate and hopefully they begin to see the importance of fitness and physical activity in daily life.  These activities  include basketball, volleyball,  dance, jump rope, roller skating/blading, soccer …

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Mrs. Kate Wyman, Principal


Mrs. Grace Nessler, Secretary


Mrs. Teresa Oaks, Webmaster